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Barbour October 2017 Legislation Update webinar

Every April and October, new amendments and changes to legislation and guidance come into force. As well as issuing a document to inform you of the upcoming changes, Barbour will be asking two leading health and safety lawyers to update ...

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Public buildings and electrical compliance

Tim Beardsmore, Commercial Director of Calbarrie Compliance Services, explains the particular challenges faced when managing the electrical compliance of public buildings Electrical safety testing in the public sector raises specific concerns. Whilst ensuring that the public are safe the services ...

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Belzona’s smooth hospital ride

“Smooth Ride” project successfully absorbs the stresses placed on hospital expansion joints Throughout Healthcare, floors are an essential part of Facilities Maintenance and any failure can be unsightly, noisy, harmful to mobile medical equipment and ultimately, dangerous. Amongst typical damages ...

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Young people in the workplace are not taking H&S seriously enough

More than a quarter of young people are failing to follow the health and safety procedures put in place by their employer and are putting themselves in danger, according to new research. The survey of 2,000 employees, working for businesses ...

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Gaps in fire safety procedures for UK workplaces revealed

Almost one in five (16 per cent) Brits work for a company where not a single fire drill has been carried out in the last twelve months, despite this being a UK Government requirement for workplace health and safety regulations, ...

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Mind matters

There is growing awareness among employers that workers’ mental health is integral to their wellbeing. New research from HR and diversity consultancy, the Clear Company, suggests that HR professionals will, on average, oversee 15 staff with mental health conditions each ...

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UK safety leader launches pioneering safety app

New ground breaking app to help facilities managers prevent workplace injuries, reduce insurance costs and avoid fines / executive jail time UK and Irish safety leader Effective Software, with a growing client base that includes housing leaders such as Bromford ...

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Taking the strain

Health and safety is a minefield of risk and regulations. Mark Ward argues that an integrated H&S management system can help protect staff, ensure compliance and increase productivity Ensuring employee health and safety in the workplace is not just about ...

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Clean break

As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, Joanne Gilliard calls for a common-sense approach to reviewing the laws that keep workers safe in the cleaning industry In March this year, the UK government published its plans to introduce ...

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Barbour webinar: Accident investigation

Following Barbour’s Root Cause Analysis webinar, which has been its most popular so far, the health and safety information service provider will be holding another webinar on Friday 7 July from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (BST) this time looking at ...

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